Caption: Puck's Perplexing Position--Betweeen Two Evils. Puck-- "Well, I Want to Be an Anti-Monopolist, but Not if That is One!"

Source/Date: Puck, October 12, 1881

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Creator: Unknown

Remarks: A classic mugwump cartoon. Puck and other reformers opposed the railroad barons such as Gould and Vanderbilt, and the Tammany Hall Democrats, here represented by an Irishman. The flags in the background say Monopoly R.R. and Monopoly Telegraph Co.

Keywords: Gould, Jay; Vanderbilt, William; Field, Cyrus; Ethnicity